I learnt to respect both the path we tread and those with whom we shared it. So maybe, just maybe, I am cut out for this group travel thing.
Orphanage tourism is what happens when good intentions and reality don’t quite synch up. This is why it’s not such a good idea.
Nepal’s message is loud and clear; it’s open, it’s safe, it’s beautiful, and it’s as welcoming as ever. The only thing missing is you.
On the day the quake hit Everest we were having a late breakfast in one of the tents, planning our move back up the slope the next day. It was a normal morning. Like any other on the mountain.
We trawled the net and found the photos travellers are taking right now, right this minute, one year after the quake.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp had always been one of my life time dreams. Running a full marathon is another.
Only 29 years old, Intrepid ops-manager Dawa is already a Himalayan legend. This is his story.
Our taxi pulls up outside some rusty wrought iron gates. Inside is one of Nepal’s philanthropic success stories: a tiny business that’s slowly changing the lives of local women.
We’re helping raise money for Khagendra New Life Special Education Secondary School – a pioneer in educating children with a disability.
Visually stunning and deeply political, Sherpa documents the changing consciousness of a people who have long been the backbone of the Everest climbing industry.